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    * IP address restriction with cloudflare

    I am using WHMCS with CloudFlare and I want to secure the admin area by restricting the ip addresses..

    I tried this but it doesn't work:

    SetEnvIf X-FORWARDED-FOR 123.456.789.123 allowedip
    order deny,allow
    deny from all
    allow from env=allowedip

    May Litespeed cause the problem?

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    If you enable this feature:

    It will automatically process the header and you won't need to do anything special.
    This will work after:

    order deny,allow
    deny from all
    allow from
    And all of your logs/etc will be correct.
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    Thanks so much, Steven. Since I am just a reseller I talked to my web host to enable this feature.

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    Ok, my web host confirmed that it is enabled with litespeed now, but it still doesn't work. It still blocks the whitelisted IPs.

    I installed whmcs on a subdomain and put the .htaccess into the admin folder. Did I miss something?
    Last edited by WebHostFreak; 10-05-2013 at 04:30 PM.

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